SURVEY: Parking is a real problem

We write in response to your high street survey.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 02 May, 2019, 09:13

After living several years in Rothbury, what is getting worse and worse is the indiscriminate parking on the High Street.

I think it is vital that the following ideas are looked at:

• Much better signage indicating the 30mph limit on entering the village.

• Much better signage indicating where the free parking car parks are situated.

• Possibly more double yellow lines, although these would need to be policed.

• My most important point, a zebra crossing. I would suggest from The Newcastle Arms across to the main shopping area. I fear greatly that it is only a matter of time before a pedestrian gets hurt or killed.

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• Perhaps parking discs might help. However, this again would need policing.

• Pedestrians’ needs must be considered.

Geraldine and Bob Costello,

Hillside East,